US Congress Senator Shelley Capito [R]

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USSB2983IntroA bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing medical assistance at a residential pediatric recovery center to infants under 1 year of age with neonatal abstinence syndrome and their families.
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2016-05-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2849IntroGAO Access and Oversight Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to obtain federal agency records required to discharge the GAO's duties (including audit, evaluation, and investigative duties), including through br...
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2016-05-25
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSR472IntroExpresses the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to U.S. families and businesses and is not in the best interest of the United States.
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2016-05-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2955IntroLegislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
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2016-05-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 473.
USSB2961IntroCompassionate Care Act
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2016-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1099IntroProtecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act or the PACE Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and Public Health Service Act to include employers with 51 to 100 employees as large employers for purposes of he...
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2016-05-18
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB2816IntroDiesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2016
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2016-05-18
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2795IntroNuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act
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2016-05-18
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB524EngrossComprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 TITLE I--PREVENTION AND EDUCATION (Sec. 101) This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in cooperation with the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, and...
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2016-05-17
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate bill and House requests a conference.
USSR468IntroDesignates the week of May 15-May 21, 2016, as National Police Week. Expresses support for law enforcement officers across the United States for their efforts to build safer and more secure communities. Recognizes: (1) the need to ensure that law e...
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2016-05-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2910-2911; text as passed Senate: CR S2880-2881)
USSB2755Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate passed version is repeated here.) Fallen Heroes Flag Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill allows the Representative or Senator of an immediate family member of a...
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2016-05-16
Became Public Law No: 114-156.
USSB2921IntroVeterans First Act
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2016-05-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 467.
USSB1890PassDefend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to create a private civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation. A trade secret owner may file a civil action in a U.S. district court seeking relief for...
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2016-05-11
Became Public Law No: 114-153.
USSB2707IntroProtecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act This bill declares that the proposed or the final rule of the Department of Labor entitled "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Com...
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2016-05-11
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB2912IntroA bill to authorize the use of unapproved medical products by patients diagnosed with a terminal illness in accordance with State law, and for other purposes.
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2016-05-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1915IntroFirst Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), for the purpose of domestic preparedness for and collective response to terrorism, in coordination with the Depart...
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2016-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 458.
USSR457Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of Conrad Ray Burns, former member of the...
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2016-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2645)
USSR458Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of Robert F. Bennett, former member of th...
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2016-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2645; text of measure as introduced: CR S2630)
USSB2872IntroNAS Healthy Babies Act
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2016-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2882IntroOzone Standards Implementation Act of 2016
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2016-04-28
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR448Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Thanks the teachers of the United States and promotes the teaching profession by encouraging students, parents, school administrators, and publ...
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2016-04-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2576-2577; text as passed Senate: CR S2564)
USSB2877IntroA bill to amend title 32, United States Code, to specify the availability of certain funds provided by the Department of Defense to States for drug interdiction and counter-drug activities.
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2016-04-28
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2879IntroWorking Families Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase and expand tax incentives for employer-provided dependent care assistance. The bill increases the limit on the amount excludible from the gross income of an employee...
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2016-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR454Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes the Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response program on its 30th anniversary.
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2016-04-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2576-2577; text as passed Senate: CR S2566)
USSB2256IntroCo-Prescribing Saves Lives Act of 2016
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2016-04-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 442.
USSB2866IntroJessie's Law
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2016-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2680IntroMental Health Reform Act of 2016
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2016-04-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 437.
USSB2835IntroA bill to amend the National Dam Safety Program Act to establish a program to provide grant assistance for the rehabilitation and repair of high hazard potential dams, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-21
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2823IntroSteel Industry Preservation Act
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2016-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR431Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes 4-H as a vital organization for training the next generation for national leadership, congratulates the National 4-H Council on its ...
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2016-04-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2202; text as passed Senate: CR S2200)
USSCR35IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that: a durable resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process can only come through direct, bilateral negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians; the U.N. cannot be a truly neutral arbiter of the Israeli-P...
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2016-04-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR33IntroThis joint resolution disapproves and nullifies a Department of Labor rule published on April 8, 2016, relating to the definition of the term "fiduciary" and the conflict of interest rule with respect to retirement investment advice. (The r...
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2016-04-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2786IntroRural Access to Hospice Act of 2016
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2016-04-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2794IntroAmerican Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 This bill declares the sense of Congress that it should consider a miscellaneous tariff bill. The U.S. International Trade Commission shall: conduct a process, meeting specified requirements, for th...
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2016-04-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2773IntroGender Advancement in Pay Act or the GAP Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to expand exceptions to the prohibition against sex discrimination to include payments pursuant to a differential based on expertise, shift, or a busin...
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2016-04-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2758IntroPromoting Responsible Opioid Prescribing Act of 2016 or the PROP Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to exclude certain pain-related measures for purposes of calculating incentive payments under the value-ba...
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2016-04-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2752IntroPreventing Iran's Access to United States Dollars Act of 2016 This bill prohibits the President from issuing a license that permits a person to: conduct an offshore U.S. dollar clearing system for transactions involving the government of Iran or an...
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2016-04-06
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR406Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Congratulates the Girl Scouts of the United States of America and Girl Scout Gold Award recipients everywhere on the centennial of the Girl Sco...
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2016-04-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2746IntroDetaining Terrorists to Protect Americans Act of 2016 This bill prohibits the use of funds to transfer, release, or assist in the transfer or release to or within the United States, its territories, or possessions of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed or any oth...
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2016-04-05
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2748IntroPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants or contracts for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These C...
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2016-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2718IntroPerkins Fund for Equity and Excellence
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2016-03-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR409Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates March 2016 as National Women's History Month. Recognizes the celebration of such month as a time to reflect on the contributions tha...
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2016-03-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1607; text as passed Senate: CR S1602-1603)
USSB2736IntroPatient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016
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2016-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1982IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who died in theater i...
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2016-03-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1975IntroSewall-Belmont House Act of 2015 This bill establishes the Sewall-Belmont House National Historic Site (the former headquarters of the National Woman's Party of the women's suffrage movement) as a unit of the National Park System (NPS). The Site shal...
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2016-03-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSJR6IntroConstitutional Amendment This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress authorizes the excess by a two-thirds vote of each cham...
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2016-03-16
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2686IntroProtecting Local Business Opportunity Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to allow two or more employers to be considered joint employers for purposes of the Act only if each shares and exercises control over essential terms and con...
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2016-03-16
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 394.
USSB2646IntroVeterans Choice Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-03-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB238PassEric Williams Correctional Officer Protection Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to require the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to issue oleoresin capsicum spray to: (1) any Bureau officer or employee employed in a prison that is not a m...
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2016-03-09
Became Public Law No: 114-133.
USSB2659IntroRecognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2016
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2016-03-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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